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African infrastructure players to brainstorm over development business opportunities

The 7th annual Infrastructure Africa Business Forum is set to foster funding and investment opportunities for attending developers and project owners. Infrastructure development is...

Ministry Draw Attention To Challenges of Open Defecation

Mr Kofi Adda, the Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, has asked Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to submit their roadmap for...

Volunteer Group Educate Students On SDGs

The VSO ICS Alumni Association Ghana, a volunteer group at the weekend embarked on a sensitisation campaign to educate students of Ada Senior High...

YIEDIE Target 23,700 Youth For Construction Job

The Youth Inclusive Entrepreneurial Development Initiative for Employment (YIEDIE) says its target of reaching 23,700 youth to be key players in Ghana's booming construction...
SDG

Top expert urges African governments to commit more investments to achieve SDGs on...

For Africa to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN-SDGs) on Water Sanitation and Hygiene(WASH), an expert on African WASH issues urged governments...
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Ghana needs up to US$600 million annually to meet SDGs on WASH alone

The West African country needs to invest between 500 million and 600 million U.S. dollars annually over the next 13 years to meet the...
Kwaku Agyemang-manu

Ghana Plays Major Role In Developing Malaria Vaccine

Ghana has been selected together with Kenya and Malawi to take part in a WHO-coordinated pilot programme that would make the world's first malaria...

Ghana’s First Lady Launch National Malaria Foundation

Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, the First Lady on Monday, launched the national Malaria Foundation, to lead in the mobilisation of more internal funding for the...
UNESCO

UNESCO Ready To Strengthen Water Security

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has called for the harnessing of the contributions of science and innovation for water security. Mr...

Letter To Mrs Amina Mohammed, Dep UN Secretary-General

I wish to use this medium to congratulate you on your appointment as the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations. It is an honour...

Women urged to take up leadership positions in Africa

How will sub-Saharan Africa achieve its Millennium Development Goals without the required 2.5 million new engineers and technicians as estimated by the United Nations...
SDG

Women participation in politics ideal for sustainable development

Women’s participation in development and politics is a human rights issue - a precondition for Sustainable Development. This had been captured in the Millennium...
SDG

How Illegal Mining Will Cost Ghana in Achieving SDG Goal 6.

Ghana was part of the 189 countries that came together in the year 2000 to face the future and brig to end Famine, Draught,...
Sanitation and Environment -Accra suburb SANITATION - Is lunch ready yet -Accra, Ghana (By (By K.Danso, Mar.2005)

Ghana requires $160 million to combat poor sanitation

Much of the huge investment would have to sink in deepening public engagement and education, awareness creation and advocacy geared towards changing people’s attitude...
SDG

World Vision Ghana hosts national citizens hearing

Dubbed: “National Citizens’ Hearing,” the event provides a unique platform and opportunity for dialogue between citizens, representatives of civil society organisations,...
SDG

IMANI’s Election Update: What Ghana Achieved and The Gaps That Exits in MDGs and...

By Keshia Osei-Kufour In line with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set in 2000, Ghana successfully achieved most of the indicators specified in 4 out...
cholera

Cholera outbreak in Ghana shot up sanitation expenditure by 300 percent in 2015

The government spent 300 percent more than it had budgeted for on the sanitation sub-sector to arrest the cholera situation that had claimed 247...

Accra To Host National CSR, SDGs Conference On May 31

According to the Conference Coordinator and the Centre’s Lead Project Manager, Mr. Kojo Williams, ‘We are excited to announce the national conference on CSR...
Nsawam Water crisis

More than three million Ghanaians lack safe drinking water

According to global charity, Water Aid Ghana, (W,A,G); Coalition of NGOs in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) and the Ghana Watsan Journalists Network (GWJN) the...

Namibia receives award on Malaria reduction

Namibia has made tremendous gains in combating malaria. The number of probable and confirmed cases reported annually decreased from about 480,000 during the 2001-2005...
Millennium Development Goals

Zimbabwe to prioritize 10 sustainable development goals

The United Nations General Assembly in 2015 adopted the 17 SDGs which will run up to 2030 to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)...

Policy implementation key to end sanitation crisis in Ghana

Issues of sanitation, they believe, can be prioritized so policy implementation can be done ahead of the challenges and deliver on the country's...

Group urges gov’t to increase allocations to Health sector

Mr Nkaw said as a way forward, government needed to outline a clear time-table for achieving the Abuja target of 15 per cent budgetary...
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Human Solidarity is a shared responsibility – Ki- Moon

This year's celebration of Human Solidarity Day, yesterday, December 20, came after leaders of the world adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which is...
UNFPA

UNFPA Helping Towards Meeting SDGs

MCAN’s purpose is to championing developmental journalism by bringing to light, some challenges related to demographic expansion, fistula, family planning and youth and adolescent...
Seth Terkper

Government to continue fight against poverty

Speaking in Parliament where he presented government’s budget for 2016, Mr Terkper said the government agrees with United Nations’ position that each country has...
Millennium Villages

MVP instill spirit of self-initiative in communities

Mr David Sambo, Team Leader of the MVP, who stated this at a project implementation review meeting with communities in the MVP cluster, explained...
cholera

Ghanaian authorities launch attack on Cholera

Authorities here are partnering voluntary organizations to pre-empt any possible cholera outbreak this year. Since Friday, field workers comprising graduates from Schools...
Millennium Development Goals

UN says unattained Millennium development goals will still be realized

The United Nations will carry the unfinished business of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), a set of eight anti-poverty targets to be reached by...
Kenya

Kenya urges private sector to invest priority areas

Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto on Tuesday called on the private sector to invest in priority areas that impact on the lives of people....

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